Bits And Pieces 07.26.12

Local culture news

Buckley at Bay Street
    Betty Buckley will return to the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor with a new show, “Ah Men! The Boys of Broadway,” on Aug. 4 at 8 p.m.
     Ms. Buckley, a Tony Award-winner, is known for her roles in “Cats,” “Sunset Boulevard,” “1776,” and “Pippin.” Her new show will include “Maria” from “West Side Story,” a medley of three songs from “Sweeney Todd,” “Luck Be a Lady” from “Guys and Dolls,” “Corner of the Sky” from “Pippin,” and a comedy piece that was written specifically for this show.
     Tickets start at $45 and can be purchased through the box office or online at

    Gerard Edery will perform during services at the Jewish Center of the Hamptons on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. He is a musical folklorist, singer, and guitarist. His repertory includes music and stories from the Middle East, South America, Europe, and ancient Persia that he also uncovers and preserves.
    His style reflects how these cultures, as different as they are, can overlap and borrow from each other. He sings in 15 languages and is fluent in four. He is also an expert on the music of the Sephardic diaspora.

Audition Call
    The Hampton Theatre Company will hold open auditions at the Quogue Community Hall on Aug. 12 and Aug. 13 for its upcoming production of “Good People,” a play about the divide between those who make it and those who don’t. Readings will be from the script, and no appointment is necessary.
    Information about times and roles is available online at

All Things Montauk
    Solé East Resort’s celebration of “all things Montauk,” from Friday, Aug. 3, through Aug. 5 will feature art, food, fashion, music, yoga, and film from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. each day. Information and tickets are available from

Many Musics
    Claude Imaz, a musician, songwriter, and singer, will sing songs from her new album, “Oceans,” at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Guild Hall. Mr. No-Shame, a high-energy Latino rock band from the South Fork, will open the show.
    “Oceans,” which was recorded and co-produced by Carolina Fuentes at Deerfield Recording Studios in Water Mill, combines elements of world music, tango, bossa nova, Latin, and rock fusion. Tickets can be purchased at, or at the John Drew Theater box office an hour before the performance.

Indiana Jones Returns
    Will the archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis get to it? Films at the Farm, presented by Guild Hall in partnership with the East Hampton Historical Society, will screen “Raiders of the Lost Ark” tomorrow night at 8:30 at Mulford Farm, 10 James Lane in East Hampton. Children 5 and under get in free, All others pay $5.